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December 2017

ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Offered the second Thursday of every month, year-round. Watch for information about the selected art piece and guest writer for this month's Art/Speaks program! About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to…

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Sturgeon Bay Open Group

December 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, happening 14 times

Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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The Sturgeon Bay monthly open group is currently open to writers of creative prose -- fiction, essay, memoir -- as well as to poets. The group is facilitated by Marggie Hatala. If you are interested in finding out more or in joining the group, please contact Marggie at marggie.hatala@live.com. Write On's open groups offer an opportunity to share your work with other writers and receive feedback, as well as critique the work of your peers. Volunteer facilitators run each group…

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January 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, January 4, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month's selection is A Superior Death by Nevada Barr. Park ranger Anna Pigeon returns, in a mystery that unfolds in and around Lake Superior, in whose chilling depths sunken treasure comes with a deadly price. In her latest mystery, Nevada Barr sends Ranger Pigeon to a new post amid the cold, deserted, and isolated beauty of…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Offered the second Thursday of every month, year-round. Watch for information about the selected art piece and guest writer for this month's Art/Speaks program! About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with Margaret Lockwood Gallery on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Offered the second Friday of every month, year-round. Watch for information about the selected art piece and guest writer for this month's Art/Speaks program! About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to…

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Writing Political Poetry with Estella Lauter

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$90

In this period of awakened political consciousness, it is not surprising that political poetry is coming back into the writer’s repertoire because it allows a more immediate response to events than longer forms. This workshop will explore a wide variety of examples drawn from different eras and circumstances as we experiment with our own writing—enjoying the opportunity to rant as well as to craft poems that may have a life in print. We will divide our time among activities of…

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Sturgeon Bay Open Group

Monday, January 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, happening 14 times

Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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The Sturgeon Bay monthly open group is currently open to writers of creative prose -- fiction, essay, memoir -- as well as to poets. The group is facilitated by Marggie Hatala. If you are interested in finding out more or in joining the group, please contact Marggie at marggie.hatala@live.com. Write On's open groups offer an opportunity to share your work with other writers and receive feedback, as well as critique the work of your peers. Volunteer facilitators run each group…

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POETRY POTLUCK

Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sister Bay Village Hall, 10693 Highway 42
Sister Bay,
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Door County Poet Laureate Sharon Auberle and Write On bring an international appreciation of poetry to 2018 with a series of poetry potlucks! Offered quarterly, each potluck will focus on a different country. Participants are asked to bring food reflective of the chosen country as well as a poem either written by one of that nation's poets or one you have written yourself about travel to that country. These events are family-friendly and all ages are encouraged to attend! Our…

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LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD

Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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In collaboration with the Door County Civility Project and the League of Women Voters of Door County, Write On presents a series of sessions designed to give you effective strategies to communicate your requests, opinions, and concerns with your elected representatives. This is not just about voicing strong opinions through letters to editors, it's much, much more! As important as what you do, how you do it can make a huge difference regarding whether or not your message is really listened to, read,…

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February 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

Thursday, February 1, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month's selection is Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes by William Rapai. There are more than 180 exotic species in the Great Lakes. Some, such as green algae, the Asian tapeworm, and the suckermouth minnow, have had little or no impact so far. But a handful of others—sea…

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